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James Wilson

Judge, Politician (14-Sep-1742 — 28-Aug-1798)


Andrew Bennett. James Wilson of St. Andrews: An American Statesman, 1742-1798. J. & G. Innes. 1928. 81pp.

Mary T. Delahanty. The Integralist Philosophy of James Wilson. Pageant Press. 1969. 140pp.

Mark David Hall. The Political and Legal Philosophy of James Wilson, 1742-1798. University of Missouri Press. 1997. 228pp.

William Frederick Obering. The Philosophy of Law of James Wilson, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1789-1798: A Study in Comparative Jurisprudence. Catholic University of America. 1938. 276pp.

Jean-Marc Pascal. The Political Ideas of James Wilson, 1742-1798. Garland. 1991. 344pp.

Charles Page Smith. James Wilson, Founding Father, 1742-1798. University of North Carolina Press. 1956. 426pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1236)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1569)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1144)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.834)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.803)

  11. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1221)

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